TURKEY

 

Turkey Sees Power Demand Doubling By 2023, Backs Nuclear And Coal

 

Turkish power consumption will nearly double over the next 10 years, according to Turkey’s Energy Minister Taner Yildiz. He says consumption rose by 78% over 10 years to the end of 2013, due to “the improvement in welfare in the country.” Now he says Turkey needs nuclear power, more coal-fired capacity – coal currently provides around 25% of Turkey’s electricity – as...